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Refrigerator and freezer not cooling

When I turn fridge on, all lights and fans are running. lights dim momentarily when compressor tries to turn on. after a few seconds I hear a click from the bottom and then lights brighten up (compressor never turns on). after a few minutes this all repeats.

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  • bob6411 Jun 27, 2009

    That's what I was afraid of.
    It's ten years old, so it looks like I will be shopping for a new one.

    Thanks for the reply.


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Hi, If the lights are dimming, the compressor is drawing to many amps when trying to start. If the refrigerator is under 5 years old, I would check into the warranty. If it is over 5 years, You will be better off to get a new refrigerator.

I hope this gives you an idea on what is happening.

Vic

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